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Kyiv @ Museum of Dreams
Oct 11, 2012

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St. Petersburg
Apr 04, 2013

PAST VOL 25

Helsinki @ Savoy Theatre
Sep 18, 2013

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Wolfville @ The Al Whittle Theatre
Jun 12, 2014

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Seinäjoki @ Amfora Gallery
Sep 03, 2014

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Stockholm @ Berns Kammarsalen
Jun 02, 2015

PAST VOL 22

Sunshine Coast @ The J
Aug 02, 2017

PAST VOL 2

Morrilton @ Big Cuppa
Feb 10, 2018

PAST VOL 74

Seattle @ Seattle Art Museum
Jan 18, 2019

PAST VOL 12

Chengdu @ Zhonghai Center
Mar 29, 2019

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Heavy Metal Crossing Borders

BY MARWAN AL-SAMARA'E
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

Marwan Al-Samara'e, who grew up in war-torn Iraq, has survived death threats - all in the name of heavy metal! Featured in a documentary called Heavy Metal in Baghdad, his band Acrassicauda was forced to leave Iraq and became refugees. He now believes dreams can come true (even if that isn't very metal) and lives in New York - preaching the power of music to cross borders.  

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 2, 2015.

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The Spirit of Magic

BY JUSTIN SIGHT
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Justin Sight is a unique magician known for performing on the streets and subways of NYC. He was diagnosed legally blind at age 10. Justin has been featured on television  and online news outlets such as The NY Post and Gothamist. He talks about Magic from a spiritual perspective drawn from his involvement with the worlds mystery schools and scientific research that point to the essence of what we Truly Are.

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Small Town Dreams

BY MARTIN POTTER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

Is anyone a dreamer?

Since 2008 Martin Potter has been making the acclaimed Big Stories, Small Towns documentary project. 

He’ll talk about this work and a list from his friend Jonathon. 

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From Sketch to Store: Designing a Dress

BY NIYATI KARWAT
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

NIYATI KARWAT was on her way to medical school, but after studying abroad in Cypus, she decided to follow her true love. She enrolled at Parsons and now 8 years later is a designer at Tracy Reese. Hear how her travels and art inspire creating women's wear.

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Pavilions of Dreams

BY JESSICA SHERIDAN
@ NEW YORK BUILD ON MAR 16, 2017

Architect Jessica Sheridan talks about the annual Figment Pavilion design competition on New York City's Governors Island. 

Jessica Sheridan, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a Senior Associate at Mancini Duffy. She manages accounts for international financial and technology firms. Jessica is a NY Regional Representative on the AIA Strategic Council. She is passionate about Resilience and Placemaking.

 

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Mnemosyne & Sleep Temples of Ancient Greece

BY SARAH JANES
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Writer and host of The Explorers Club - a small lecture salon in St. Leonards on Sea, Sarah Janes talks about her interests in dreaming, the occult and spiritual sciences. An intelligent and humorous look at Mnemosyne - the personification of memory in Greek mythology, and her influence.

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Desolate Beauty: A Contemplation of the Desert

BY DAVID MORRISON
@ VOL 16 ON JUN 29, 2017

Contemplative writer David Morrison and Monk Drums (El Paso vol.11) creator Jacob Neria takes us on a journey of of sound, image, and spoken word celebrates a vision of desert spirituality.

As David explains, there is a beauty that can be experienced in the scarcity of desert if we come to it with contemplative eyes. The word, “contemplation,” in Latin, means to “gaze intently upon.” It’s possible to walk in desert landscapes and witness its emptiness until a stunning beauty arises. And further, this beauty begins to gaze into the beholder, and one is transformed forever. In the Irish language, “to contemplate,” means to place oneself at the “edge of waiting.” The desert is a liminal space on the edge of what’s familiar, and it draws and enchants those who dare to walk in its kenotic embrace.

The images are not professionally shot nature photos, but rather the simple snapshots of a lifelong desert walker. The haikus are not literary as much as they are experiential. Mary Oliver sums it up perfectly: "Every day I walk out into the world / to be dazzled, then to be reflective."

David Morrison and Jacob Neria are members of Desert Rain Community, a contemporary community of Christian contemplative monks located outside El Paso in Chaparral, NM.

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Cramming it All In! Accomplishing my 40 Before 40 List in Four Years!

BY JANIC GORAYEB
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2017

Back when Janic Gorayeb was 36 and before applying to her Masters in Leadership, she hit a rut both personally and professionally and decided to create a “40 Before 40” list and blog about it.

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Living By Design

BY SALLY MAY
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 21, 2018

Sally May -a recovering 'busy' person- shows us how to improve our life through essentialism and prioritising necessities such as sleep. We also learn when to say no in order to change our lives for the better and start living by design.

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Eggtooth - Hatching Potential

BY SALLY GREIG
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 06, 2018

Events throughout Sally Greig's life have shaped her to become a truly inspirational creative mentor and leader in the creative education sector. In this moving presentation, she describes the origins and objectives of The Eggtooth Project - a creative education organization which offers life-changing courses for children, young people, and adults.

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Bella Rune

We end this week of presentation highlights with Swedish artist Bella Rune, who walks us through the creation of an amazing outdoor "installation." Bella's magnetic personality and work drew people to a deserted airfield in Sweden for a day of filming. She describes her work as a "physical manifestation of human dreams and aspirations and the sad and touching consequences of when these fail to deliver." Bella is currently Artist in Residence at Tokyo WonderSite.

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The Dream Society

We kick off the week with another presentation from PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 3, this time "The Dream Society" by James Rice, and beautifully illustrated by Catherine Sweetman.

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Tales Therapy and Dreams

Katerina Egorushkina (of PKN Kyiv Vol. 9) speaks -- in Ukrainian -- on the extent to which childhood fables shape our dreams. We learn about "tales therapy": through the impression of therapeutic tales and creative visualization one can convert their (not borrowed!) dreams to reality. Katerina shares her personal and professional experiences with tales therapy in this presentation.

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Several Tools to Organize Childhood Dreams

Protasov Olga shares (at PKN Kyiv Vol. 9, in Ukrainian) a few ideas on the education of her children, and hopes to inspire us to borrow from her experience. In her presentation, she points out that it's often the little things we fail to notice that end up shaping our children into the adults they become.

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Lucid dreaming, intuition, augmented reality and satelitelaunching all at Aalborg #12

90 people attending in an attentive atmosphere and opened by 3D graphic Benny Mathiesen. This time he shared his thoughts, experiences and knowledge of lucid dreaming - fascinating and fun - so everybodys attension was caught. Bo Nicolaisen from Platform 4 talked of a collaboration between thr art & tech people in Aalborg, one of the worlds best animation schools situated in Viborg and Filmværkstedet in Århus - the Bemudacollaboration give artists opportunities to benefit from workshops, knowledge and projects from all tree places. Sandro Masai is both dancer, choreographer and educated from Aalborg University in art & technology. He's making an art project based on augmented reality - at a summer art event in july called Bunkerlove at Denmarks large west coast beaches, where bunkers from 2. worldwar still lie in the sand. Before the break Ellen Raunsmed is researching in intuition at the university and shared her knowledge and experiences from seminars held together with artists, philosophers and dancers. The break kept people chit-chatting and networking - among a bunch of cool women in rollerskates from Aalborg Rollerderby - and bly me it's like rugby ON ROLLERSKATES for women!!! The first slot after the break was taken by artist and a men who pocesses imense knowledge art critic Gorm Spaabæk. He is the man behind a project where Nordjyske - the local paper - hires artists to create i piece FOR the paper inspired by local stories from the area. Lars Ditlev Johansen is educated actor an directs a piece called "A walk in the dark" about meeting life and death - and the theaterpiece will also be part of Bunkerlove inviting the audience onto the beach at night and into the bunkers. He read beautiful pieces of the drama - for me a very moving moment. And then came the complete fun - in the name of PechaKucha variaty in content - there came a whole team of Rollerderbygirls presenting their passion for the game! Brilliant pianist and composer - art & technology student Dominik Blasko finished the evening both talking about composing, making different art installations AND playing one of his pieces - a beautiful dot to a wonderful evening. See you in september :-)

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The Hijacked American Dream

"No one ever laid on their deathbed and wished they had acquired more stuff." In The Hijacked American Dream, Joel Larsgaard (at PechaKucha Atlanta, Vol. 20) speaks on what Americans currently define as "The American Dream." What was once defined by James T. Adams as a dream of a "land that would be better, richer, and fuller for everyone" has become twisted, and nigh unrecognizable today. He delves into the culture of consumerism that he compares to drug use, "a brief high, followed by a crash."  

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Feeding the Achieve

How far would you push yourself to realize your dreams? Samantha Nienow and Rebecca Layman feed their inner desires to achieve as they train for the Half Ironman, a gruelling marathon that combines swimming, biking, and running. In "Feeding the Achieve" from PKN Bemidji Vol. 19, they push each other through highs and lows and offer each other support as they strive for the same goal. 

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Journey, Cultural Diversity, and Dreams

Go out there. Search for your colors. Put as many on your palette as you can, mix them, and make them your own.  Kairini Guay is a native of Western Sumatra who has lived in Bangor, Maine for ten years. Currently, Khairini is studying computer information systems and earning her MBA at Husson University. In "Journey, Cultural Diversity, and Dreams" from PKN Bangor, ME Vol. 12, she presents about the colors of her life and her journey through a multicultural world. She speaks about her home in Sumatra, it's matrilinear culture, and tells us some historical myths.     

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Designer Dreams since 2010

For the second edition of PechKucha Night in Shenzhen, Spanish graphic designer Ana Rio Vilar began her series of PechaKucha Night posters with an arresting image of a factory chimney bursting through a plain of soft clouds. (English bellow). 第二讲:深圳吱吱喳喳读图夜, 西班牙平面设计师Ana Rio Vilar 用引人入胜的工厂烟囱的蘑菇云图片来开始他的吱吱喳喳读图夜. 这个图片试图重新诠释制造业, 不必被视为丑陋和破坏性的. 这个图像被多次发布在很多世界性的图片展. 这个极具创意的社交聚会,在2010年5月给13个新锐艺术家和设计师一个展示自己作品的机会, 吸引了120名观众. 一位明显的表现是深圳本土设计师滕斐, 从一开始就支持吱吱喳喳读图夜在一渡堂举行。 The image sought to reinterpret manufacturing as something that needn’t be deemed ugly or destructive. The image has subsequently been republished in several world poster exhibitions. The creative networking event, held in May 2010 gave 13 up-and-coming artists and designers the chance to show off their work and attracted an audience of 120. A notable presentation was given by Shenzhen-based artist Teng Fei, who welcomed PechaKucha to Idutang and supported the initiative from the beginning.   Check the different presenters and vote for your king of this volume on wechat.   1. Lily Fang 2. Tomas Andreasson 3. Zhoutou Huang 4. Tuna Peng 5. Agence Notus 6. Sean Chen 7. Simon Lee 8.Yining Zhao 9. Jay Juan Gutierrez 10. Oleg Shatrov 11.Zelin Zhang 12. Fei Teng 13.Michael Patte   欢迎关注我们的公众微信平台留意活动最新消息 Keep following our event reviews by adding the official Riptide account: Riptide锐态  

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Moonhouse

"Every now and then, something extraordinary occurs."  In Moonhouse from PechaKucha Night Stockholm Vol. 50, Johan Molin shares an inspiring project by Swedish artist Mikael Genberg aimed at building a tiny red house on the surface of the moon. The project is more that is seems at first glance, tackling ideas about how we can fulfill our dreams and goals. If we are willing to strive for something, we can do anything, even if that anything is beyond our most truly wild imaginations. We just need to stop asking if our dreams are possible and start asking how to make our dreams possible.